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management conferences and may view and obtain copies from court records. (Probate Court Rules, rules 17, 21, 60 and 63.) Section 16.2 Statutorily confidential matters in general (a) Except as otherwise ordered by the court, a person who is not a party is not enti- tled to observe a hearing, status conference or hearing management conference or view or obtain copies from the record in a matter that is confidential under statute. If part but not all of the hearing, conference or record is confidential, a person who is not a party is not entitled to observe the confidential part of the hearing or conference or have access to the confidential part of the record. (b) Except as provided in section 16.3 or rule 17, a party or attorney for a party is enti- tled to participate in the hearing and to view and obtain copies from the record, including an audio recording or transcript. The court may prohibit a party or attorney from disclos- ing a confidential record to any other person. (a) On motion of a party in a matter that is confidential under statute, the court may redact the name or address of a party, and information that would reveal the name or address of a party, if the court determines that redaction is necessary to protect the safety of a party. The court may use a pseudonym in lieu of the redacted name. The court may act on the motion without notice and hearing. (b) A party seeking redaction under sub- section (a) shall file an affidavit of facts in support of the request before filing a docu- ment containing the name or address. (c) On motion of a party or on the court’s own motion, the court may vacate a redaction order if: 26 16.8 Order to close hearing or seal record in nonconfidential matter 16.9 Public access to motion, hearing and order to close hearing or seal record in nonconfidential matter 16.10 Vacating order to close hearing or seal record 16.11 Power to maintain order during hearings 16.12 Confidentiality of mediation sessions and records (c) C.G.S. sections 45a-743 through 45a- 753 govern access to adoption records. (d) The court may permit a person who is not a party to attend a hearing on a confiden- tial matter if permitted by law or if all par- ties consent. (C.G.S. sections 12-15, 12-398 (c), 17a- 274 (b), 17a-500, 17a-688 (a), 19a-265 (o), 45a-100 (n), 45a-650 (c), 45a-670, 45a-692 and 45a-754 (a); Probate Court Rules, rule 65 and sections 44.1, 45.1 and 46.1.) Section 16.3 Redaction of name or address of party in statutorily confiden- tial matter
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